"I want U2 to be a band that takes risks. I hate this idea of U2 as a nice safe band. The rock rebel thing is very phony."
- The Edge
did you know
While the band and crew were working on the Joshua Tree album's mixing, Lillywhite's wife, singer Kirsty MacColl, volunteered to set the running order for the album. The band told her to put "Where the Streets Have No Name" first and "Mothers of the Disappeared" last, with the rest sequenced according to her preference.